1. taste, disposition, attitude, occupation, preference, way of life.
|Jazz Word 188: Man, that’s really in another bag.et al.|
|Oz 3 6/3: ‘Get into a responsibility bag,’ he urged some 400 friends.|
|Dopefiend (1991) 197: Your taste runs in a very weird bag, baby.|
|Runnin’ Down Some Lines 97: Why don’ he come from out de bag he’s in up to yo’ level.|
|Quiet Fire 28: All they do is gossip. That’s not my bag.|
|Buddha of Suburbia 11: ‘Don’t you just love Bach?’ ‘It’s not really my bag.’.|
|Tattoo of a Naked Lady 51: ‘Ooooh, golden showers,’ she gushed [...] ‘Sorry, dollface, that ain’t my bag.’.|
|Guardian G2 3 Feb. 16/3: ‘But given my druthers now, those kinds of shows aren’t my bag’ .|
2. one’s preferred drug.
|Delinquency, Crime, and Social Process 814: Weed and crystals is my bag.|
|ONDCP Street Terms 2: Bag — [...] a person’s favorite drug.|
1. (US black) to act in an obnoxious manner.
|Widening Circles 39: This is no time to come out of a bag, Marvin [HDAS].|
2. to act contrary to expectations, to behave illogically in a given situation.
(US campus) to pursue one’s own interests.
|Current Sl. I:2 3/1: Get . . . own bag going, v. To have an interest in something that others are not interested in.|
(US black) to have a problem; thus have a bag and a half, to have a very great problem.
|Current Sl. III–IV (Cumulation Issue) 6: Bag, n. A problem.|